Nursing Assistant (CNA) PRN

Location
Dublin, Georgia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Sep 21, 2018
Closes
Oct 10, 2018
Ref
00384-2908
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Fairview Park Hospital has a great opportunity to put your people skills to work as a Patient Care Assistant!A Patient Care Assistant provides physical comfort, hygienic care and activity care to all patients. Assists in the care, cleaning and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Provide preparatory care for procedures and assists in ambulation.

Position is located in the Progressive Care Unit/Telemetry

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greets and directs patients, visitors and staff in a courteous manner.
  • Answers patient calls and informs appropriate personnel of patient's needs.
  • Accurately and promptly records, communicates or delivers messages to persons indicated.

  • Enters vital signs on chart and notifies Charge Nurse of abnormal values.  Returns blood slips and takes specimens to lab in a timely manner.

  • Make regular rounds to empty linen hampers, keep hallway clear, keep patient environment clean and organized. W

  • When transporting/transferring patients, demonstrates proper techniques, body mechanics to ensure personal/patient protection and safety.

  • Assists with new patient admissions including height, weight, and vital signs.

  • Instructs newly admitted patients of unit routines and assures call light is within patient reach.

  • Ensures that each patient has a meal tray, provides assistance as necessary and/or feeds patient. 

  • Refills ice pitchers and may assist with restocking patient care stations, refrigerator and blanket warmers as needed on a daily basis.

  • May require lifting, bending, stooping

*This is a PRN position, works on an as needed basis*

Join a large family of health care providers!

Fairview Park Hospital is a leader in healthcare for the City of Dublin, Laurens County, and the surrounding communities. Fairview Park is a state-of-the-art, 190-bed acute care facility providing community healthcare services including a 24-hour Emergency Department inpatient and outpatient surgery options, and rehabilitation services. In addition, Fairview provides specialty services through facilities such as the Sleep Center at Fairview Park, the Same Day Surgery Center the Heart Center at Fairview Park, and the Women's Imaging Center.

Fairview Park has 700 full and part-time employees as well as 105 active and consulting medical staff. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

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